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78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings

The Great 78 Project! Listen to this collection of 78rpm records and cylinder recordings released in the early 20th century. These recordings were contributed to the Archive by users through the Open Source Audio collection. Also the Internet Archive has digitized many.

Artists available here include Ada Jones, Caruso, Eddie Cantor, Edison Concert Band, Harry MacDonough, Len Spencer, Paul Whiteman, and many others.

The Almost Complete 78 RPM Recording Dating Guide by Steven C Barr has good information about the record companies.


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78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Mar 8, 2017 Larry Chesky and his Orchestra; Teresa Zapolska and Henry Bazan; Dan Lapinski
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Performer: Teresa Zapolska and Henry Bazan Writer: Dan Lapinski Polish vocal. Digitized from a shellac record, at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record.They are 3.8 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 375.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred version suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. is the equalized version recorded...
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Topics: 78rpm, Polka
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Mar 8, 2017 Larry Chesky and his Orchestra; Dan Lapinski
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favorite 0
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Performer: Larry Chesky and his Orchestra Writer: Dan Lapinski Polish vocal. Digitized from a shellac record, at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record.They are 3.8 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 375.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred version suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. is the equalized version recorded...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Polka
Source: 78